Lucent tops reduced Q4 estimates

Summary:Lucent Technologies Inc. topped loweredanalyst expectations by a penny in the fourth quarter.

Lucent Technologies Inc. topped lowered analyst expectations by a penny in the fourth quarter. After market close Monday, the communications equipment maker reported a fiscal fourth quarter profit of $600 million, or 18 cents per share from continuing operations, excluding special charges. First Call's survey of 24 analysts called for a profit of 17 cents per share.

That consensus estimate was reduced following a warning from Lucent (lu) in July. Full story. -- Sergio G. Non, ZDNet Inter@ctive Investor

Topics: Tech Industry

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